Ms. Gonzalez, a refugee who does not speak English, was having difficulty communicating with teachers and staff at her daughter’s school. The school did not provide information in her native Spanish language, so she was not able to participate in her child’s educational developments. Ms. Gonzalez sought ABLE’s legal assistance so the public school would communicate with her in a language she understood as required by law.
Fairness in Education
Students living in poverty need their school records so they can succeed in new schools.
"As a state, we must act to ensure that our increasingly mobile student populations are served through the transitions in their lives. "